Nicola Adams wants to be women’s boxing’s Ronda Rousey & more British boxing buzz

NICOLA ADAMS OUT TO EMULATE RONDA ROUSEY’S UFC SUCCESS Olympic double medal winner Nicola Adams is hoping to emulate UFC sensation Ronda Rousey by putting women’s boxing firmly on the map. The Leeds flyweight, who makes her professional debut on April 8th on a stacked card at the Manchester Arena, is looking to follow in the footsteps of Rousey who helped popularise women’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

Two-time gold medalist Nicola Adams receives her OBE

Double Olympic Champion Nicola Adams was delighted to receive her OBE from the Duke of Cambridge earlier today at Bucking Palace. Over the course of London 2012, Nicola became an icon of the Games after winning Great Britain’s first ever female boxing Gold. She instantly became a role model, realising her dream in front of millions, as the nation tuned in to see the world’s best...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Nicola Adams signs with Frank Warren

Today Britain’s most celebrated amateur boxer, Nicola Adams OBE, announced her decision to turn professional with Hall of Fame Promoter Frank Warren. The news was revealed at a London press conference today hosted by Mr Warren and his new broadcast partner BT Sport, who will televise Ms. Adams’ professional bouts in the UK. The double Olympic Gold Medallist and flag bearer for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 23, 2017

Great Britain’s two-time Olympic boxing champion, Nicola Adams turns pro

On Monday, two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams announced that she has turned professional. The 34-year old will no longer compete with the Great Britain team leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Games, but could fight at the Games. Adams told the BBC, “I can still go back and do Tokyo as well—I wouldn’t like to rule anything out. Never say never.” But in the meantime, Adams...
Via Excelle Sports
January 23, 2017

British boxer Nicola Adams turns professional

LONDON (AP) Two-time Olympic women's boxing champion Nicola Adams has turned professional. The 34-year-old flyweight from Britain has joined promoter Frank Warren and will make her professional debut in Manchester on April 8. Writing on Twitter, Adams says ''I've officially joined the Pro ranks.'' Adams became the first Olympic women's boxing champion at the 2012 London Games...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rio Olympics: Robeisy Ramirez edges Stevenson for bantamweight boxing gold

RIO DE JANEIRO – Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba won his second Olympic boxing gold medal Saturday, claiming a split decision over U.S. bantamweight Shakur Stevenson in a tremendously competitive bout. Nicola Adams also claimed her second Olympic gold for...
Via The OC Register
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Nicola Adams (GBR) v Sarah Ourahmoune (FRA)

Nicola Adams defends her Olympic championship against France's Sarah Ourahmoune.
Via CSN Chicago
August 20, 2016

Nicola Adams retains the gold in women's flyweight boxing

The British boxer keeps her gold originally won in London at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Full women’s world championships daily results: Ireland’s Kellie Harrington & Britain’s Nicola Adams among winners

Day of super semis in Astana as thirteen nations qualify for Women’s World Championship finals and keep hopes of gold alive Thursday’s afternoon session witnessed a brilliant win for Ireland’s Kellie Harrington as she became only the second Irish boxer in history to reach a Women’s World Championship final. The China and Kazakhstan teams dominated their matches, while Bulgaria’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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